The structure that provides posterior support to the larynx is the
The elastic structure that folds back over the glottis, preventing the entry of liquids or solid food into the respiratory tract during swallowing, is the
A)is lined by dense regular connective tissue.
B)is reinforced with C-shaped cartilages.
C)contains the vocal cords.
D)always maintains the same diameter.
E)ends distally at the level of the diaphragm.
The ends of each tracheal cartilage are connected by an elastic ligament and the